Social Work Practicum. The: A Guide and Workbook for Students

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The Social Work Practicum: A Guide and Workbook for Students Fourth Edition By Cynthia L. Garthwait, University of Montana Overview The Social Work Practicum offers a workbook format designed to facilitate the integration of social work theory and practice during the student's field practicum. It exposes students to the many facets of working in the fieldincluding social policy, the agency and community contexts of practice, cultural diversity, and the evaluation of practice. It also discusses legal and ethical issues facing students working in the field. Features of This Text bull; Provides students with a structured way to review and reflect on their field work experience Helps students link classroom theory to actual practice experience within a social service agency Features perforated pages that can be removed and submitted for assignments bull; Includes new material on social and economic justice, required by new CSWE standards Contains thoroughly updated information throughout ________________________________________________________________________ [ MyHelpingLab Ad ]

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
The Purpose of a Practicump. 1
Background and Contextp. 1
How to Use This Bookp. 2
How the Chapters Are Structuredp. 2
Practicum-Related Strengths: A Workbook Activityp. 4
How Do We Learn? A Workbook Activityp. 8
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 10
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 10
Selected Bibliographyp. 10
School, Agency, and Student Expectationsp. 11
Goals for Learningp. 11
Background and Contextp. 11
Guidance and Directionp. 14
Clarifying Expectations: A Workbook Activityp. 17
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 19
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 19
Selected Bibliographyp. 19
Planning to Learnp. 21
Goals for Learningp. 21
Background and Contextp. 21
Preparing a Plan for Learningp. 22
The Generalist Perspective and the Plan for Learningp. 24
Guidance and Directionp. 25
Planning to Learn: A Workbook Activityp. 29
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 31
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 31
Selected Bibliographyp. 31
Getting Startedp. 33
Goals for Learningp. 33
Background and Contextp. 33
Guidance and Directionp. 35
Basic Information about Your Practicum: A Workbook Activityp. 39
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 42
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 42
Selected Bibliographyp. 42
Learning from Supervisionp. 43
Goals for Learningp. 43
Background and Contextp. 43
Guidance and Directionp. 46
Using Supervision for Learning: A Workbook Activityp. 50
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 54
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 54
Selected Bibliographyp. 54
Personal Safetyp. 55
Goals for Learningp. 55
Background and Contextp. 55
Guidance and Directionp. 57
Reducing the Risk of Harm: A Workbook Activityp. 62
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 65
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 65
Selected Bibliographyp. 65
Communicationp. 67
Goals for Learningp. 67
Background and Contextp. 68
Guidance and Directionp. 71
Developing Communication Skills: A Workbook Activityp. 74
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 78
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 78
Selected Bibliographyp. 78
The Agency Context of Practicep. 79
Goals for Learningp. 79
Background and Contextp. 79
Guidance and Directionp. 84
Agency Analysis: A Workbook Activityp. 86
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 93
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 93
Selected Bibliographyp. 94
The Community Context of Practicep. 95
Goals for Learningp. 95
Background and Contextp. 96
Guidance and Directionp. 97
Beginning a Community Analysis: A Workbook Activityp. 101
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 109
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 109
Selected Bibliographyp. 109
The Social Problem Context of Practicep. 111
Goals for Learningp. 111
Background and Contextp. 112
Guidance and Directionp. 113
The Problems and Needs Addressed by Your Agency: A Workbook Activityp. 117
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 122
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 122
Selected Bibliographyp. 123
The Social Policy Context of Practicep. 125
Goals for Learningp. 125
Background and Contextp. 125
Guidance and Directionp. 128
Social Policy Analysis: A Workbook Activityp. 132
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 136
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 136
Selected Bibliographyp. 137
Diversityp. 139
Goals for Learningp. 139
Background and Contextp. 139
Guidance and Directionp. 143
Identity and Self-Awareness: A Workbook Activityp. 147
Cultural Awareness in Your Agency: A Workbook Activityp. 150
Diversity in Client Behavior: Situations to Discussp. 154
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 161
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 161
Selected Bibliographyp. 162
Professional Social Workp. 163
Goals for Learningp. 163
Background and Contextp. 163
Guidance and Directionp. 168
The Image and Impact of Social Work: A Workbook Activityp. 173
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 178
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 178
Selected Bibliographyp. 178
Social Work Ethicsp. 179
Goals for Learningp. 179
Background and Contextp. 179
Guidance and Directionp. 182
Values, Ethics, and Your Practicum: A Workbook Activityp. 185
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 189
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 189
Selected Bibliographyp. 189
Legal Concernsp. 191
Goals for Learningp. 191
Background and Contextp. 191
Guidance and Directionp. 194
Legal Issues and Concerns: A Workbook Activityp. 197
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 202
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 202
Selected Bibliographyp. 202
Social Work Practice as Planned Changep. 203
Goals for Learningp. 203
Background and Contextp. 203
Guidance and Directionp. 207
Social Work as Planned Change: A Workbook Activityp. 212
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 214
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 214
Selected Bibliographyp. 214
Evaluating Practicep. 215
Goals for Learningp. 215
Background and Contextp. 215
Guidance and Directionp. 219
Examining Your Performance in the Practicum: A Workbook Activityp. 222
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 230
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 230
Selected Bibliographyp. 230
Merging Self and Professionp. 231
Goals for Learningp. 231
Background and Contextp. 232
Guidance and Directionp. 233
Merging Self and Profession: A Workbook Activityp. 236
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 238
Additional Suggestions and Hintsp. 238
Selected Bibliographyp. 238
Leadership and Social Justicep. 239
Becoming the Social Worker You Want to Bep. 239
Becoming a Leader and a Seeker of Social Justicep. 242
Becoming the Person You Want to Bep. 247
Suggested Learning Activitiesp. 249
Selected Bibliographyp. 249
Sample Learning Agreementp. 251
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